Shelter-in-place orders have led to a "horrifying surge in domestic violence," says the United Nations Secretary-General Antonio Guterres. The World Health Organization asks that healthcare workers be cognizant of the signs and symptoms of domestic violence in their patients. In today's "Awkward Conversations" column, Dr. Kim Gorgens and Margaret Port cover domestic violence among chronically ill patients.
Respiratory viral infections can be a novel environmental risk factor for the development of rheumatoid arthritis, report researchers in Arthritis Research and Therapy. (©Mongkolchone,AdobeStock_323001865)